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Carving: O.22-1938

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Unknown (Maker)


Soapstone, carved as a seated luohan, the chest incised with a Fo (Buddha) character. The collar, sleeves and hem of his robes incised with a design of scrolling lotus on a formalized wave ground


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.E. Byas Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.


1700 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Including Base: Height 17.8 cm

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.22-1938
Primary reference Number: 167836
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 June 2021 Last processed: Saturday 12 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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